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Pound near Rhuad y Mon

A Grade II Listed Building in Llangadog, Carmarthenshire

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Coordinates

Latitude: 51.9033 / 51°54'11"N

Longitude: -3.9156 / 3°54'56"W

OS Eastings: 268308

OS Northings: 224485

OS Grid: SN683244

Mapcode National: GBR DZ.Q9DH

Mapcode Global: VH4HZ.2FV8

Entry Name: Pound near Rhuad y Mon

Listing Date: 19 July 1999

Last Amended: 19 July 1999

Grade: II

Source: Cadw

Source ID: 21975

Building Class: Agriculture and Subsistence

Location: Situated some 600m SW of Capel Bethlehem, on S side of road.

County: Carmarthenshire

Town: Llangadog

Community: Llangadog

Community: Llangadog

Locality: Bethlehem

Traditional County: Carmarthenshire

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History

Pound for stray animals off the mountain, probably C19, not apparent on 1839 Tithe Map.

Exterior

Animal pound, some 5.5m diameter circular enclosure with 2m rubble stone and earth walls and single entry with stone slab lintel over. Entry is at NE and had a door or iron gate (now lost).

Reasons for Listing

Included as a well-preserved and relatively rare survivor of the pounds for stray animals that were particular to the margins of common land.

Other nearby listed buildings

  • II Crug Glas
    Situated to S of Garn Goch and the Gaer Fawr hillfort, approached by lane running SE from junction some 700m SW of Capel Bethlehem.
  • II Outbuilding at Crug Glas
    Situated just NE of farmhouse at Crug Glas, enclosing corner of yard.
  • II Granary at Crug Glas
    Situated immediately in front of farmhouse at Crug Glas.

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